Posted on Monday, May 19th, 2014 by Russ Fischer
We recently saw the first couple photos from filming on Star Wars Episode VII, and now a new image has surfaced. This one does not show a set or a costume, or even a physical place. It is a note from J. J. Abrams to the crew (and likely intended to be read by all of us) that features a bit of wry humor: “Amazing but true: the world awaits this film.” Check out the note below.
In case the handwriting gives you pause here’s a transcription via ScreenCrush:
Dearest Cast and Crew, What an honor it is to work beside all of you, on Star Wars Ep VII. I can’t thank you enough, for all work past and future. Let’s take good care of not just ourselves, but of each other. Amazing, but true: the world awaits this film. Let’s give ‘em something GREAT. xo JJ
As a bonus, here’s the video message Abrams sent along for the Stars of the Saga talk show at Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World:
Star Wars: Episode VII opens on December 18, 2015. The cast features John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will join the original stars of the saga, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker.